Please don’t forget to take your camera along as this church stands in the most scenic location and is a feast to the eyes. Upon arrival you are provided with a flyer that gives you a very descriptive information of this church and its past.
Stave churches are considered to be among the most important examples of wooden Medieval architecture in Europe. In the middle Ages, there were probably more than 1,000 stave churches in Norway. Today, only 28 remain, including Urnes stave church.
This church is also the most visited and most photographed church in the country. Runic inscriptions on the walls of this church are fascinating to all. This church is a perfect way to spend an afternoon soaking in history and eras gone by.